Jun 13

Bill Gates Reveals the Secret to Effectively Educating More Students

June 13th, 2018 by Austin Butler

What if you could vastly increase the size of your student body, slash costs, and increase student success rates all at the same time? Sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? Well, according to a recent article from Bill Gates, that's exactly what the University of Central Florida has just done. University of Central Florida has managed to triple...

Nov 28

Are Your Unconscious Biases Holding Your Students Back?

November 28th, 2017 by Austin Butler

If you haven’t listened to Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast, Revisionist History, I highly recommend it. In each episode, Gladwell explores an event or idea that historians have misunderstood. Through interviews, data, and uncovered information, he retells a historical story that popular history got wrong. In a recent episode, Gladwell explored an overlooked feature of school desegregation through the court case Brown...

May 25

Blended Learning: The Educational Trend Of The Century

May 25th, 2017 by Austin Butler

Anyone who has ever worked in education for a span of several years knows that trends come and go faster than a teacher’s lunch break. Whether it’s a new science curriculum or a new approach to teaching phonics, educational curricula and techniques are constantly being reinvented. One trend, though, that isn’t going anywhere is the use of technology in the...